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Nelson Mandela revisits his prison cell on Robben Island in 1994, four years after his release from prison.
Celebrating the life of Nelson Mandela
UCT Libraries celebrate the extraordinary life of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, affectionately known as 'Madiba'. The Libraries hold many unique photographs, films, and documents relating to the life and struggles of Nelson Mandela. As a tribute to...
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White paper on international migration for South Africa

The White paper on international migration for South Africa "proposes that international migration must be managed proactively and strategically in order to contribute to national priorities, such as nation building and social cohesion, inclusive economic growth and national security. South Africa needs to start a conversation on the importance of international migration so that there can be consensus on its contribution to meeting broadly supported national goals.

Publication Date:
Monday, July 31, 2017 - 11:15
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Comprehensive Maritime Transport Policy

The "Comprehensive Maritime Transport Policy serves as the embodiment of Government’s commitment to the growth, development and transformation of South Africa’s maritime transport sector. It represents South Africa’s long-term vision, the underpinning philosophy and principles that inform its development and the direction that Government has committed to take the sector to reach its full potential.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 10:00
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Belém Statement on Atlantic Research and Innovative Cooperation Conference in Lisbon on 13-14 July 2017

"The European Union will further boost its research and innovation cooperation with its strategic partners Brazil and South Africa in order to better understand marine ecosystems and climate. The three sides launched the South Atlantic Research and Innovation Flagship Initiative and signed the Belém Statement on Atlantic Research and Innovative Cooperation Conference in Lisbon on 13-14 July 2017.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:45
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Getting skills right: South Africa

The OECD report, Getting skills right: South Africa, "identifies effective strategies to tackle skills imbalances in South Africa. It provides an assessment of practices and policies in the following areas: the collection and use of information on skill needs to foster a better alignment of skills acquisitions with labour market needs; education and training policies targeting skills development and investment for individuals and employers; job creation policies to develop skills through on-the-job learning; and policies facilitating the entry of migrants with skills that are in demand. The assessment is based on country visits, desk research and data analysis conducted by the OECD secretariat."

Publication Date:
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 15:00